True Luxury Design:

Tuscan-Style Homes

Classic architecture of Old-World Europe meets the clean lines and warm stucco of modern structure in the Tuscan homes of Palm Springs. Gently-sloping terracotta tile roofing calls to mind a feeling of rustic countryside, while towering palms and lush landscaping provide the grandeur of a modern resort. Arched windows, vaulted ceilings, and tile flooring combine with state-of-the-art modern amenities for a quaint luxury that transcends the passage of time.

If ever you've dreamed of a luxurious villa nestled into the hills of the rolling Tuscan countryside, you just might be in search of a Tuscan style home in Palm Springs.

Stunning Architectural Features

Exterior Features

Tuscan-style homes are recognizable with highly distinguished features, including:

  • Terracotta tile roofing, usually featuring a gentle sloping style
  • Walls of stucco, often featuring natural stone such as limestone, travertine, and marble
  • Wrought-iron exterior gates and front doors. Balcony railings and other accent features are also often wrought-iron.
  • Cobblestone or travertine driveways
  • Elongated arched windows
  • Stone walls outlining patios and walkways

Interior Features

Interior features of Tuscan desert homes are more varied, but often include:

  • Plaster walls with hand-painted treatments
  • Warm colors to promote the sense of Tuscan sunlight
  • Textured ceilings featuring stenciled borders, often paneled or vaulted
  • Exposed wooden beams are often used to create a rustic feel
  • Terracotta, marble, ceramic, or travertine tile flooring
  • Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and custom cabinetry in kitchens
  • Master bathrooms featuring granite counters and dual vanities, soaking tubs, and walk-in showers

Additional Landscaping & Decor

Bring the countryside of Tuscany to your doorstep with beautiful landscaping and decorative finishes. Wrought iron highlights are popular in Tuscan design, so consider adding wall sconces, lamps, and fireplace accoutrements and screens. Add paintings featuring sweeping vistas of the Italian countryside or works by famous Italian painters, or consider mosaic tiling on countertops and tables. Decorative mural walls are also not uncommon. 

Beautiful, romantic gardens are also common in Tuscany. Sprawling expanses of herbs, climbing roses, and terracotta planters shelter stunning fountains and statues while flagstaff paths wend their way between mediterranean flowers and stone benches. 

Work with a Top Realtor in Palm Springs

See available Tuscan-style homes for sale in person. To request a showing of available homes, contact Rob Zwemmer, the top Realtor in Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells, and Indio, at 760-610-0204 or rob@zwemmerrealty.com for more information on Tuscan-style homes for sale in the Palm Springs area.

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